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'll be back at 7:00 eastern time, thank you for joining us. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >>. what's in 2007, analysts meredith whitney was the first to predict major losses for citigroup. she said -- our guest tonight on c-span's q&a. >> next, a discussion on the image of muslims in the u.s.. some of the topics are the controversy over the proposed islamic center near ground zero in york city. it is an hour and half. >> we welcome you to our briefing. and we have a distinguished panel year before you to talk about -- we call it a discussion. i want to be clear that this briefing is not about park 51. none of the panelists here are experts on the project or connected directly. this is not about park 51. the congressional muslim the staff association does not necessarily endorse the positions of the panelists here. we want to bring together experts and community leaders to talk about conversations in the wake of this controversy that is taking place all across america. it is a complex conversation that we're having right now. the muslim staff association represents a
tougher on foreign policy. host: joan joins us from tennessee, an independent caller. caller: i am 65 years old, and i was one of the protestors of the vietnam war, marched, but of course, with age comes wisdom, and at this point, i really appreciate what president johnson was up against. even though i did not vote for him, because i don't vote, that's not cyniyism, i did vote once for the son of nancy pelosi. i think that lyndon johnson is one of the great presidents because of what he did in passing the civil rights act. he did that, even though you knew that it would cost the democratic party the white south, but he did it based on moral reasons, because he really wanted to perfect the constitution, and that passing the voting rights act, even though it would cost the democratic party the white south, he did it because it was the right thing. guest: that is such an important point, and i really congratulate you, culler, because i think nothing is more important to understand the great side of lyndon johnson than that the courage it took. he knew that it was going to cost him the so
to improve not just certain ones. that is the main difference between us. >> you wish to rebut? >> yes. i have read my opponent's plan. in terms of it using empowerment, which we already have, it uses a program that is going to be used in a county in the very near future. i had the opportunity to visit with all 17 school superintendents. the point i think we need to make is as far as it goes, it is fun. but we need to go further. we cannot wait for the five years that is called for in my opponent's plan to change the system. by that time, thousands of children's -- children would have gone through. my plan will allow for change immediately. it will call for immediate merit pay for teachers to reward good teachers. it will call for the end of social promotion. it will give principals throughout the state the ability to have local control for the decisions and kids in their schools. thanks. >> we understand it will be hard to divorce the subject issue from this, but we want to continue with another question. the school district has led the privatizing and have found they could not save the
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